Guide to the Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0724
Creators:
Brodie, Allan, Dr.
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1893-1940.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.16 Cubic feet
9 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); notes and writings, including a book manuscript with photographs; drawings; printed material including meeting minutes and programs from the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontics; and several items appearing to have no relation to dentistry or orthodontics.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 5 series: 1. Biographical, 1893-1940; 2. Correspondence, 1893-1939; 3. Photographs, 1915-1917; 4. Case Studies, 1906-1933; 5. Publications, 1889-1940.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. Angle was an early practitioner and innovator in the field of orthodontics. He is considered the founder of Orthodontics as the first specialization in dentistry.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Michael McCaffery, 2003.
Author
Michael McCaffery
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Dr. Allan Brodie, Head of the Department of Orthodontics, University of Illinois, 1962.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers, 1893-1940, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences to the Archives Center on April 11, 2000.

Keywords
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Radiographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs -- 1920-1930 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1910-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Orthodontists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minutes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dentists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings -- 1890-1940 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dentistry -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives